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proper

adjective /ˈpropə/
right, correct, or suitable
correcto, adecuado
That isn’t the proper way to clean the windows You should have done your schoolwork at the proper time – it’s too late to start now.
complete or thorough
completo
Have you made a proper search?
respectable or well-mannered
apropiado, correcto
Such behaviour isn’t quite proper.
properly adverb correctly or rightly
correctamente
She can’t pronounce his name properly.
completely or thoroughly
bien; completamente
I didn’t have time to read the book properly.
proper noun noun ( proper name) (linguistics) a noun or name which names a particular person, thing or place (beginning with a capital letter)
nombre propio
’John’ and ’New York’ are proper nouns.
(Definition of proper from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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